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Social Issues

Social Issues

Big Wind

The unprecedented rush to develop industrial wind turbines is transforming the landscape in Canada and the world....

Father Figures

Follows a Canadian filmmaker throughout Asia as she examines her 73-year-old father's romantic relationship with a...

finding dawn

Over the past 30 years, 500 Indigenous women have gone missing or have been murdered in Canada. We go straight into...

Foncie's Photos

Using the street photography of Foncie Pulice, this documentary traces a timeline through the heart of Vancouver,...

For Dear Life

Terminal cancer patient James Pollard, a seasoned theatre producer, rallies his family and friends to turn death on...

Gloria & Me

Diagnosed with ALS, Gloria Taylor publicly fought for the legal right to die with dignity. BC filmmaker David...

Homemade

A diverse range of BC artists, athletes and celebrities share what home means to them.

Just Eat It

Follows a Vancouver couple as they decide to eat only rescued food for six months. What they find is shocking:...

Kismet

Turkish soap operas are enormously popular, conquering the hearts of millions of viewers in the Middle East, North...

Konnected.TV

From a group of Chilean rappers who fuse their Mapuche music with modern beats to a Mi’kmaq healer using traditional...

Lowdown Tracks

Filmmaker Shelley Saywell and singer/activist Lorraine Segato share the stories behind the songs sung by those...

Metamorphosis

A poem for the planet, Nova Ami and Velcrow Ripper's film bears witness to a moment of profound change - the loss of...

Mugshot

Explores how mugshots went from simple crime photos to a widely sought-after art form.

Red Path

We follow the story of Tony Chachai, a young indigenous man in search of his identity. On the verge of becoming a...

The Shore Break

Cousins from a tight community plan to develop their homeland on South Africa's Wild Coast. Nonhle wants to preserve...

this river

This short documentary offers an Indigenous perspective on the devastating experience of searching for a loved one...

Timuti

It is Spring in Inukjak, and a baby boy has come into the world. Artist Jobie Weetaluktuk tells the tender story of...

Trick or Treaty

Indigenous leaders are seeking justice to establish dialogue with the Canadian government. They trace the history of...

Kismet
Kismet
Expires on Aug 30

Turkish soap operas are enormously popular, conquering the hearts of millions of viewers in the Middle East, North...

The Shore Break
The Shore Break
Expires on Aug 30

Cousins from a tight community plan to develop their homeland on South Africa's Wild Coast. Nonhle wants to preserve...